A new edition of RELUCTANT DAWN, a biography of Padre Antonio José Martinez first written thirty years ago by Rev. Juan Romero, is available. To order this second edition by mail, please send your check for $22 (includes shipping) to the following address:
THE TAOS CONNECTION
4741 East Palm Canyon Dr. C-135
Palm Springs, CA 92264
The monograph is primarily based on the never-before-published manuscript BIOGRAFIA DEL PRESBITERO ANTONIO JOSE MARTINEZ written by Santiago Valdez in 1877 and that is housed at the Huntington Library near Los Angeles. It also includes other primary resources, including data from the archives of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, State of NM, Vatican Archives, and Notre Dame University.